B&W Train / Rail close-ups
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Let's jump back a few decades and recreate the feel of the old steam era. We'd like to see close-ups of train engines (steam or otherwise), cars, tracks, and other rail-related machinery, in B&W, monochrome, or duotone. The emphasis is on the CLOSE-UPS, so no landscape views of a 1 mile-long train, large stations, etc. will be accepted.
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Friday, 18th December, 2009 (GMT)
Friday, 25th December, 2009 – Thursday, 31st December, 2009 (GMT)
Friday, 1st January, 2010 – Thursday, 7th January, 2010 (GMT)
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One of the few remaining Steam Locomotive mechanics working on "No. 40". This coal-fired locomotive was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works (#58824) of Philadelphia, PA. in December 1925 and sold new to the Lancaster and Chester Railway Co., of Lancaster, South Carolina at a price of $25,125.96.
|Submitted:||Saturday, 26th December, 2009 20:29 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Tuesday, 29th September, 2009|
|Focal length:||24 mm|
|Shutter speed:||250 sec|
|Notes:||The image was processed in Lightroom 2.5 with further enhancement via Lucis filter in Photoshop CS3.|
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